In this video, I watch and commentate an epic blitz chess match between World Champion Magnus Carlsen and super grandmaster Ray Robson. The match featured a wide variety of openings and some incredible moments. Every game and opening is timestamped below.
0:00 Introduction – Magnus Carlsen vs Ray Robson
3:18 Ray plays Catalan against Magnus
7:20 Magnus plays Catalan against Ray (similar to Hans Niemann game)
12:00 The dangers of the Grunfeld Opening
16:30 King’s Indian Defense leads to INSANE endgame
22:44 Sicilian Kan – is Magnus getting tilted?
28:59 Ray’s INSANE prep in the Ragozin Defense
35:09 Ruy Lopez – Neo-Arkhangelsk Variation leads to unbelievable finish
41:08 Ragozin Defense miniature – what just happened??
44:11 Magnus Carlsen’s Tricky a6 Queen’s Gambit Declined
49:50 Nimzo Indian Defense leads to RUTHLESS ATTACK
55:09 Caro Kann leads to funny tactical bluff
1:01:21 Ragozin leads to NASTY TACTIC
1:05:13 Bogo Indian Defense gets crazy
1:10:17 QGD Positional Line – leads to SAVAGE FORK
1:14:25 French Defense gets DIRTY
1:20:28 Van’t Kruijs Opening
1:23:48 Scandinavian Defense leads to disgustingness
1:29:32 Ray doesn’t realize his chat messages are public
1:30:00 Scotch Opening ft. weird emoji feature
1:34:21 Semislav Defense leads to Knights vs Bishops clash
1:39:46 Sicilian Chekhover Variation
1:44:15 Rossolimo Sicilian ft unexpected tennis
1:48:38 Scotch Opening ft laundry break
1:53:35 Ruy Lopez Morphy Defense
1:58:05 English Opening Reverse Alapin ft. GOATS
2:02:48 a6 QGD. Goats. Feeding a deer thing a carrot.
2:08:13 Did Magnus Carlsen adopt Ray Robson??
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